PARTICIPATORY SPORT FOR CRAFT ARTISTS
President Barack Obama meets Lindsay Lawlor of San Diego, Calif., and his creation, a 17-foot-tall, 2,200-lb robotic giraffe that "walks" on wheels and is powered by a 12-horsepower hybrid fuel-engine motor, during his tour on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 18,…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on June 18, 2014 at 6:06pm — No Comments
The facade of this house in the English seaside town of Margate appears to peel away from the rest of the building and slump down into the front yard.
British designer Alex Chinneck created the installation - called From the Knees of my Nose to the Belly of my Toes - by…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on March 23, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
Sculptural practices are at once defined and restrained by their connections to tradition. When viewing woodworking in the context of objects made with wood; housing, particularly stick frame construction, emerges as possibly the most widespread use of the material…Continue
So, after all the blogging of the degree shows and other peoples' students' work, it is now the time of my own non-degree students to shine. Every year, the august body, The Trades Hall of Glasgow, a marvellous philanthropic association of people who strive to preserve the craft skills in society, organise a competition between the colleges of Further Education in which the students compete to win substantial cash prizes,…Continue
Added by The Justified Sinner on June 9, 2013 at 9:03am — No Comments
Time for my teaching session, held in Hraç Arslanyan's "Mahrec Art House" workshops.
Hraç Arslanyan is an amazing jeweller, working with…
It is that time of year again... it barely seems like moment since I last shared some of the exciting things going on in the Art Schools in Scotland and the time has come to do it again, kicking off with the Glasgow School of Art show which opened last Friday. (Clicking on any of the images will take you to Flickr, where you can see larger versions.)
Added by The Justified Sinner on June 11, 2012 at 3:25pm — No Comments